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BRUCE BOCHY RUMORS & GOSSIP

Madison Bumgarner to start wild card

Giants manager Bruce Bochy has announced the worst-kept secret in San Francisco's clubhouse: left-hander Madison Bumgarner will start Wednesday's wild-card game against Pittsburgh. Bochy said before Sunday's regular-season finale against San Diego that he felt comfortable with Bumgarner or Jake Peavy on the mound. But given Bumgarner's success the last few years...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants announce Bumgarner will start NL wild card

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Giants manager Bruce Bochy has announced the worst-kept secret in San Francisco's clubhouse: left-hander Madison Bumgarner will start Wednesday's wild-card game against Pittsburgh or St. Louis. Bochy said before Sunday's regular-season finale against San Diego that he felt comfortable with Bumgarner or Jake Peavy on the mound. But given Bumgarner&...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants Preview: Heston To Start Final Game of Regular Season

Many things are up in the air for the San Francisco Giants and today, Manager Bruce Bochy, was able to clarify some things. For the season finale of the regular season at AT&T Park, Bochy announced that rookie, Chris Heston (0-0, 0.00 ERA) will start tomorrow. Heston has made two appearances for the Giants and was promoted from Triple-A Fresno on September 2nd. “This will be...
Via BaySportsNet
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants boycotting reporter Andrew Baggarly after he wrote about clubhouse argument

Andrew Baggarly has covered the San Francisco Giants for the past decade, but the team is currently doing its best to prevent him from doing so during a pennant race. The Giants, who are currently tied for the lead in the wild card race, have apparently decided to freeze Baggarly out because the players are […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Reports: San Francisco Giants Boycotting Long-Time Beat Reporter

Yesterday CSN Bay Area's Giants beat writer, Andrew Baggarly, reported that San Francisco Giants relief pitcher Sergio Romo and coach Shawon Dunston "exchanged heated words with raised voices, causing Bruce Bochy to emerge from his office to intervene." Fast forward to today, and something weird was happening during pre-game media availability. From the San Francisco...
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruce Bochy blames Yasiel Puig for bench-clearing incident

What, did you really think he was going to take Puig’s side? San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy was interviewed by ESPN’s Buster Olney during Tuesday’s game against the Dodgers and pinned the blame for a first inning bench-clearing incident on Yasiel Puig. Puig was hit by a Madison Bumgarner pitch and looked out at […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Brett Bochy makes major league debut, history

Brett Bochy, who pitched at the University of Kansas from 2008 to 2010, made his major league debut on Saturday night for the San Francisco Giants. Brett Bochy’s father, Bruce, is the manager of the Giants and it set up for a major league first. With the bases loaded in the sixth inning, Bruce Bochy made a pitching change and handed the ball to his son. It was the first time in...
Via Rock Chalk Blog
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Bochy family makes history

In the 20th round of baseball’s 2010 Amateur Draft, the San Francisco Giants selected Brett Bochy, son of manager Bruce Bochy. Saturday night, the Giants made history against the Los Angeles Dodgers when the elder Bochy called on his son to pitch in the sixth inning. You see, of the handful of instances where a son has played for his dad, the Bochys are the only manager-pitcher...
Via Hall of Very Good
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants Manager Bruce Bochy Cuts his son Brett During Dinner

With a father like Bruce Bochy, who needs enemies? According to a story from Mark Townsend of Yahoo Sports, the manager of the defending World Series champions San Francisco Giants cut his own flesh and blood Brett Bochy, from big league camp in a way that would make Joe Jackson smile. That was the unfortunate case for the younger Bochy on Thursday night, though his father did take...
Via BlackSportsOnline
March 16, 2013  |  Discuss

SF Giants Rumors: Did Bruce Bochy Call The Dodgers Paper Champions?

Alex Pavlovic of the San Jose Mercury News said (via Twitter) San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy smiled when asked about interaction with Dodgers fans. “I don’t ever talk to them. I try not to, anyway,” said Bochy. When asked about the Dodgers, Bochy called them the favorites in the division (Pavlovic tweet). “That’s what I’m hearing. It really doesn’t matter...
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